Nervosity is an annual event in my local community that doubles as 1) an end of the school year celebration for students, and 2) a charity drive for AIDS in Africa. The 2007 event raised money to build a new AIDS clinic. The work of art you see here was donated to a school near the new clinic in Zimbabwe. I designed the work to be a paint by number sort of deal. With the outlines sketched in advance, the 400+ students attending the event were able to take a minute to paint the square with one of 40 pre-mixed colors.
Unfortunately, do the poor lighting of nightfall, we didn’t get a great picture of the finished project.
Nervosity Cares, 16×10 feet, House Paint on Tent Canvas, Guilderland, 2007.